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HEMEROCALLIS FULVA

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Habitat ► The Himalaya, Khasi Hills; cultivated in Indian gardens.

English ► Common Yellow Day-lily, Tawny Day-lily, Orange Day-lily.

Action ► Flower—analgesic, especially in child birth; blood purifier. (Flowers are sold in Chinese food shops as Gum-Tsoy or Gum-Jum.)

Hemerocallin, a neurotoxic principle, has been found in Hemerocallis sp. The plant gave amino acid—oxyp- innatanine.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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